Originally from Mexico where he studied Electronic Systems Engineering and after having lived in France and Spain, Yoann moved to Lisbon in 2004. After working at Microsoft Portugal for almost eight years as a Dynamics CRM specialist, he completed The Lisbon MBA International in December 2011. During this program, he had the unique opportunity to meet Paulo, Pedro and Pedro, who shared the same passion about disruptive ways of collaboration. Together, they decided to launch PPL.com.pt, a reward-based crowdfunding platform and to introduce this exceptional financing tool to the country. After little more than three years of operation, PPL is recognized as the most knowledgeable and reliable crowdfunding platform in the country, having financed hundreds of projects with the help of thousands of backers.